Kelcema Lake-Satisfying snowshoe trip to ancient forest flanked subalpine lake

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Quick Facts: Location: Mountain Loop Highway near Granite Falls Land Agency: Mount Baker-Snoqualmie National Forest Roundtrip:  9.6 miles Elevation gain: 1,600 feet Green Trails Map: Silverton, WA- No. 110 Contact: Darrington Ranger District: Mount Baker Snoqualmie National Forest Access: From Granite Falls, follow the Mountain Loop Highway east for 23.5 miles to Deer Creek Parking […]

Eight Mile Creek–Enjoy elegant cedars and polished granite outcroppings on the way to Squire Creek Pass

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Location: Boulder River Wilderness, Mountain Loop Highway Land Agency: Mount Baker-Snoqualmie National Forest Roundtrip: 6.0 miles High Point: 4,075 feet Elevation gain: 2,300 feet Difficulty: difficult Green Trails Maps: Mountain Loop Highway 111SX Contact: Darrington Ranger District: Mount Baker Snoqualmie National Forest  Access: From Darrington, follow the Mountain Loop Highway for 2.8 miles turning right onto […]

Boulder River─ walk among crashing waterfalls and through primeval forest

Spectacular waterfalls crash down the
canyon walls surrounding Boulder River.

Quick Facts Location: Boulder River Wilderness, near Darrington Land Agency: National Forest Service Round trip: 8.6 miles Elevation Gain: 750 feet Green Trails Maps: Oso, WA- no. 77, Granite Falls, WA- no 109 Access: From Arlington follow SR 530 for 20 miles. Just beyond Milepost 41 near a subdivision turn right onto FR 2010 and […]